architecture . interiors . landscape . industrial . graphics

Scope of Services

Scope of Services

SCOPE OF SERVICES

Bhurat Architects Inc. has the capability to carryout architectural, project management and design services under the following broad headings:

BRIEFING

Work with our clients to compile a brief, which accurately reflects their current and future needs within the constraints of an indicative budget.

FEASIBILITY STUDY, MASTER PLANNING and AUDIT

Examine prospective sites and conditions to ascertain the potential qualities, risks, programme and budgetary factors.

PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT

Report and develop a project programme based on activities and lead times that will isolate critical dates.

PLANNING

Develop sketch plans to suit the brief and site and develop cost plans based on the sketch plans

CO-ORDINATION WITH CONSULTANTS

Work with other consultants to isolate and document all areas of required co-ordination between architectural and building services.

SUBMISSIONS TO AUTHORITIES and CERTIFIERS

Liaise with and make submissions to authorities to obtain development and construction approvals.

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

Based on the brief, cost plans and programme develop the planning documentation into working documentation such as drawings, models, specifications and schedules.

OVERSEE TENDER AND PRICING

Invite and issue documentation to contractors for tender. Report on tender results.

CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION

Administer the building works contract; carryout site inspections and report on progress, programme and budget considerations.

POST CONSTRUCTION

Assess final product in terms of budget and programme; obtain final occupancy certificates; provide as installed product data. Provided administration during occupation procedures

ONGOING EVALUATION AND MAINTENANCE

Report on function of the completed project. Report on areas requiring maintenance, make good or correction.